September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2021 is the 265th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 66Roman Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica.
- 1692Last people hanged for witchcraft in Britain’s North American colonies.
- 1776Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
- 1784Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
- 1789Battle of Rymnik establishes Alexander Suvorov as a pre-eminent Russian military commander after his allied army defeat superior Ottoman Empire forces.
- 1888The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.
- 1955In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
- 1965The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 (also known as the Second Kashmir War) between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, ends after the UN calls for a cease-fire.
- 1980Iraq invades Iran.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1547Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
- 1898Katharine Alexander, American actress (d. 1981)
- 1920William H. Riker, American political scientist (d. 1993)
- 1928James Lawson, American minister and civil rights activist
- 1942George Erik Rupp, American educator and theologian
- 1956David Krakauer, clarinetist known for his klezmer compositions
- 1961Catherine Oxenberg, British actress
- 1965Robert Satcher, American Astronaut
- 1969Matt Sharp, American musician (Weezer, The Rentals)
- 1975Roberto Flores, Chicano rapper and music producer
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